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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Dr Kiki Maoate

PositionAssociate Dean Pacific, Clinical Senior Lecturer Paediatrics
DepartmentsDean's Department (Christchurch), Department of Paediatrics (Christchurch)
Research summaryPaediatrics; Pacific health

Research

Kiki is a Paediatric Surgeon and Urologist at Christchurch Public Hospital and Children's Specialist Centre Ltd. He was born in the Cook Islands and is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Surgery at the University of Otago, Christchurch, and an Advisor on Paediatric Surgery, Fiji School of Medicine.

Kiki has research interests in incidence of childhood Helicobacter Pylori infection in Pacific Islanders, study of long-term outcomes after herniotomy and orchidopexy in children and laparoscopic surgery.

He is currently developing outreach services to the Pacific Island countries in conjunction with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons/AUSAID, with the aid of the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Kiki plays an advisory role to the Ministry of Health on Pacific Island issues.

Publications

Blattner, K., Maoate, K., Lloyd, T., Iro, E., Davidson, S., & Jacob, M. (2017). Initial perspective of New Zealand doctors: Developing capacity and a training programme in the Cook Islands. Journal of Primary Health Care, 9(1), 16-21. doi: 10.1071/HC16025

Watters, D. A., Hollands, M. J., Gruen, R. L., Maoate, K., Perndt, H., McDougall, R. J., Morriss, W. W., … McQueen, K. A. (2015). Perioperative Mortality Rate (POMR): A global indicator of access to safe surgery and anaesthesia. World Journal of Surgery, 39, 856-864. doi: 10.1007/s00268-014-2638-4

Leodoro, B. M., Beasley, S. W., & Maoate, K. (2015). Establishing pediatric surgical services in emerging countries: What the first world can learn from Vanuatu. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 50(5), 829-832. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.02.003

Sopoaga, F., Crampton, P., Ekeroma, A., Perez, D., Maoate, K., Watson, B., Kokaua, J., & Blattner, K. (2015). The role of New Zealand health professional training institutions in capacity building in the Pacific region. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1420). Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Maoate, K., & Frizelle, F. (2013). Equity, education and health outcomes in Pacific peoples in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1376). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Blattner, K., Maoate, K., Lloyd, T., Iro, E., Davidson, S., & Jacob, M. (2017). Initial perspective of New Zealand doctors: Developing capacity and a training programme in the Cook Islands. Journal of Primary Health Care, 9(1), 16-21. doi: 10.1071/HC16025

Watters, D. A., Hollands, M. J., Gruen, R. L., Maoate, K., Perndt, H., McDougall, R. J., Morriss, W. W., … McQueen, K. A. (2015). Perioperative Mortality Rate (POMR): A global indicator of access to safe surgery and anaesthesia. World Journal of Surgery, 39, 856-864. doi: 10.1007/s00268-014-2638-4

Leodoro, B. M., Beasley, S. W., & Maoate, K. (2015). Establishing pediatric surgical services in emerging countries: What the first world can learn from Vanuatu. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 50(5), 829-832. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.02.003

Lopez, R., Beasley, S. W., Blakelock, R., Maoate, K., McBride, C. A., Slade, C., Day, A. S., & King, S. K. (2012). The role of steroids in children with multiple recurrences of intussusception. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 48(2), 180-181. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2011.02406.x

Yoshida, A., Maoate, K., Blakelock, R. T., Robertson, S., & Beasley, S. (2010). Long-term functional outcomes in children with Currarino syndrome. Pediatric Surgery International, 26, 677-681. doi: 10.1007/s00383-010-2615-4

Tovaranonte, P. P., Beasley, S. W., Maoate, K., Blakelock, R., & Skinner, A. (2010). Trends in the use of minimally invasive surgery in children. New Zealand Medical Journal, 123(1313). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/123-1313/4083/content.pdf

Vogels, H. D. E., Bruijnen, C. J. P., Beasley, S. W., Blakelock, R. T., & Maoate, K. (2009). The degree to which the size and side of an inguinal hernia is predictive of a hernia on the other side. Pediatric Surgery International, 25(3), 229-233. doi: 10.1007/s00383-008-2310-x

Mandhan, P. L., Samarakkody, U., Brown, S., Kukkady, A., Maoate, K., Blakelock, R., & Beasley, S. (2006). Comparison of suture ligation and clip application for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, 132, 672-674.

Kim, J., Beasley, S. W., & Maoate, K. (2006). Appendicostomy stomas and antegrade colonic irrigation after laparoscopic antegrade continence enema. Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques, 16(4), 400-403.

Schader, I., Robertson, S., Maoate, K., & Beasley, S. (2005). Hereditary thyroglossal duct cysts. Pediatric Surgery International, 21(7), 593-594.

Azzie, G., Salloum, A., Beasley, S., & Maoate, K. (2004). The complication rate and outcomes of laparoscopic appendicectomy in children with perforated appendicitis. Pediatric Endosurgery & Innovative Techniques, 8(1), 19-23.

Azzie, G., Maoate, K., Beasley, S. W., Retief, W., & Bensoussan, A. (2003). A simple technique of laparoscopic full-thickness anterior abdominal wall repair of retrosternal (Morgagni) hernias. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 38(5), 768-770.

Hamill, J., Maoate, K., Beasley, S. W., Corbett, R., & Evans, J. (2002). Familial parathyroid carcinoma in a child. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 38(3), 314-317.

Foulds, K. A., Beasley, S. W., & Maoate, K. (2000). Factors that influence length of stay after appendicectomy in children. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 70, 43-46.

Foulds, K. A., Beasley, S. W., & Maoate, K. (2000). The effect of the availability of laparoscopic techniques on the treatment of appendicitis in children. Pediatric Surgery International, 16, 490-492.

Maoate, T., Myers, N. A., & Beasley, S. W. (1999). Gastric perforation in infants with oesophageal atresia and distal tracheo-oesophageal fistula. Pediatric Surgery International, 15(1), 24-27.

Maoate, K., & Beasley, S. W. (1998). Perforation during gas reduction of intussusception. Pediatric Surgery International, 14(3), 168-170.

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Journal - Research Other

Sopoaga, F., Crampton, P., Ekeroma, A., Perez, D., Maoate, K., Watson, B., Kokaua, J., & Blattner, K. (2015). The role of New Zealand health professional training institutions in capacity building in the Pacific region. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1420). Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Maoate, K., & Frizelle, F. (2013). Equity, education and health outcomes in Pacific peoples in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1376). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Lopez, R., King, S., Maoate, K., & Beasley, S. (2011). Laparoscopic repair of paediatric traumatic Spigelian hernia avoids the need for mesh [Letter to the editor]. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 81(5), 396-397. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2011.05720.x

Lopez, R., King, S., Maoate, K., & Beasley, S. (2010). Trauma may cause Spigelian herniae in children [Letter to the editor]. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 80(9), 663. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2010.05414.x

Wakeman, C., Bagshaw, P., Coulter, G., & Maoate, K. (2003). Diaphragmatic herniation of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication wrap due to forceful post-operative retching: Three case reports [Case report]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 116(1168). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/116-1168/301/content.pdf

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